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The librarian of Auschwitz / Antonio Iturbe ; translated by Lilit �Zekulin Thwaites.

By: Iturbe, Antonio, 1967- [author.].
Contributor(s): Thwaites, Lilit �Zekulin [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Godwin Books/Henry Holt and Company, 2017Copyright date: �2017Edition: First American edition.Description: 424 pages : illustration, maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781627796187; 1627796185.Uniform titles: Bibliotecaria de Auschwitz. English Subject(s): Kraus, Dita, 1929- -- Juvenile fiction | Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Juvenile fiction | Concentration camps -- Juvenile fiction | Child concentration camp inmates -- Juvenile fiction | Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction | Jews -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- Juvenile fiction | Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Juvenile fiction | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Czechoslovakia -- Juvenile fiction | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Germany -- Juvenile fiction | Czechoslovakia -- History -- 1938-1945 -- Juvenile fiction | Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Juvenile fiction | Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Fiction | Books and reading -- Fiction | Holocaust, 1933-1945 -- Fiction | Concentration camps -- Fiction | Books and reading -- Fiction | Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Fiction | JUVENILE FICTION -- Historical -- Holocaust | JUVENILE FICTION -- Books & LibrariesGenre/Form: Young adult fiction. | Biographical fiction. | Historical fiction. | War fiction. | Biographical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Historical fiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Librarian of Auschwitz.DDC classification: [Fic] Other classification: JUV016060 | JUV047000 | YAF024070 | YAF006000 Summary: Based on the experience of real-life Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus, this is the incredible story of a girl who risked her life to keep the magic of books alive during the Holocaust. Fourteen-year-old Dita is one of the many imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz. Taken, along with her mother and father, from the Terez�in ghetto in Prague, Dita is adjusting to the constant terror that is life in the camp. When Jewish leader Freddy Hirsch asks Dita to take charge of the eight precious volumes the prisoners have managed to sneak past the guards, she agrees. And so Dita becomes the librarian of Auschwitz.
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Translated from the Spanish.

"First published in Spain by Editorial Planeta in 2012"--Title page verso.

Maps on liner papers.

Includes bibliographical references (page 424).

Based on the experience of real-life Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus, this is the incredible story of a girl who risked her life to keep the magic of books alive during the Holocaust. Fourteen-year-old Dita is one of the many imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz. Taken, along with her mother and father, from the Terez�in ghetto in Prague, Dita is adjusting to the constant terror that is life in the camp. When Jewish leader Freddy Hirsch asks Dita to take charge of the eight precious volumes the prisoners have managed to sneak past the guards, she agrees. And so Dita becomes the librarian of Auschwitz.

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